Category Archives: Motivation

Five Signs of a Happy Sales Team

Happy Sales Team“Is my sales team happy?”

It’s a valid question. In fact, it’s something that sales managers should be regularly asking themselves.

We asked ourselves, “How would we measure happiness?”  

So, we came up with a list of five things that you can use to check if your sales team is happy or not. Continue reading

Are You on Social Media?

Social MediaIn this day and age, nearly everyone who can get their hands on a cellphone or a laptop computer have social media accounts. Unlike in the olden days when social media was just starting out (think Friendster and Multiply), there’s now a plethora of social media platforms to choose from. There’s Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, and a whole slew of other platforms.

It wasn’t a surprise when businesses started turning to social media to advertise their products. But social media isn’t just for advertising anymore. It has evolved and now it’s possible to simply click on a ‘buy’ button on some social media platforms like Facebook and WordPress. Continue reading

The Power of Incentives

Easy-CommissionThe sales commission world is highly driven by incentives. Sales reps get paid a corresponding flat amount or percentage on gross profit if they close a deal or acquire a new client for the business.

Using incentives as a tool to get the results that you need – business-wise – is undoubtedly an intelligent move.

But how can you ensure that your incentive scheme works for both you and your sales reps? Christopher Cabrera, author of “Clean Water for a Billion People: The Transformative Power of Incentives” said: Continue reading